Plastic-Free July Eco-Challenge, Day 6: Be a Hummingbird

The Great Forest Fire

“Once upon a time, there was a beautiful forest where all the animals lived and thrived. Animals lived in harmony- the bear, the fox, the owl, and even the tiny hummingbird.

One day, a great and terrible fire consumed the forest. All the animals fled their homes. The animals huddled at the edge of the forest and watched the forest blaze. The squirrel, the frog, the raven, and the elk, and all the creatures gathered. All except one. Read More “Plastic-Free July Eco-Challenge, Day 6: Be a Hummingbird”

Love Thy Enemy

I am by no means a religious person (much to the dismay of some members of my family). But while visiting my family I usually go to church with them. I’m supportive of their devotion. It’s where they find happiness. I want to spend time with my parents. Going to church is one of those quality times I spend with them. Plus, my mom enjoys showing me off (I’m not sure why, yet), and I enjoy meeting their friends. Read More “Love Thy Enemy”

Call It Fate

Last week I discovered some potentially devastating news. Early stages of arthritis in both my knees. This effects me physically, emotionally, and mentally. I was at a loss for what to do.

Before I created my action plan, I spent two days convinced I would never run again, never jump again, and never enjoy fitness the same way again. I pondered what I would do for cardio, besides my stationary rowing machine.  Read More “Call It Fate”

2018 Year in Review- The Good, The Better, and The Best

Yeah, I was super tempted to name this blog “The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly”, but that’s not the ZooFit mentality.

My slogan (motto? mantra?) is “Eat clean, live green, train positive”. I could have easily said “Train Mean”, which is what many fitness programs promote. It’s a cutesy way to tell people you will be a bad-ass if you train with them, AND it rhymes. But animal trainers don’t think that way. We train positive. Read More “2018 Year in Review- The Good, The Better, and The Best”